PHYSICS

Course ID: PZI-SE>FIZ
Course title: PHYSICS
Semester: 1 / Winter
ECTS: 5
Lectures/Classes: 15 / 30 hours
Field of study: Production Engineering and Management
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Prerequisites: Fundamentals of physics and mathematics
Contact person: Pruchnik Hanna hanna.pruchnik@upwr.edu.pl
Short description: Fundamentals of classical mechanics, dynamics laws, oscillations, waves, mechanics of fluids, thermodynamic laws, elements of nuclear, electricity and magnetism, electromagnetic waves, modern physics and selected physical measurement technics.
Full description: The student acquires practical and theoretical knowledge of the basic physical laws and measurement methods or determination of physical quantities in the practical aspect, among others, classical and quantum mechanics, oscillatory and wave motion, thermodynamics, electrostatics, electricity and magnetism; and also in the realm of solid state physics, geometrical and wave optics, nuclear physics and radioactivity. The student will also get to know the conservation principles in their various forms.
Bibliography: Obligatory literature: 1. RESNICK R. HALLIDAY D., WALKER J. (2010). Fundamentals of Physics, Part I -V, John Wiley & Sons. 2. KANE J., W.: STERNHEIM M.M . (1978). Life Science Physics, John Wiley & Sons. 3. HEWITT P.G. (2005): Conceptual Physics, Addison Wesley Inc. 4. YOUNG H.D., FREEDMAN R.A. (2000). University Physics. Addison Wesley Inc. 5. Davidovits P. (2000): Physics in Biology and Medicine. Harcourt/Acadamic press. 6. Vos K. (2013). Biophysics for dummies. John Wiley & Sons.
Learning outcomes: Learning outcomes In terms of knowledge: 1. The student has general knowledge of physics, suitable for the direction of study. 2. Has general knowledge of phenomena and processes occurring in the biosphere, suitable for the direction of study. 3. Has basic knowledge of the agents and possibilities of environmental planning, suitable for the direction of study. Has knowledge of basic techniques, methods, tools and measuring instruments that allow to control and monitor changes occurring in the environment. In terms of skills: 1. The student is able to search, understand and make use of information from the field of physics, in order to describe phenomena and processes occurring in the environment. 2. The student is able to communicate precisely using physical quantities and their measurement units. 3. Under supervision, he can do simple research using various measurement techniques. 4. The student can formulate reports on research performed and present the results in the form of tables and graphs. In terms of social competences: 1. The student is able to work in groups. 2. The student is able to set priorities and timetables for achieving specific objectives. 3. The student is aware of the need for further education and self-development in the realm of fundamental sciences.
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: Obligatory: credits for laboratory training, written exams (possibly tests) and oral/written exam as a retake. Pass at minimum 60% of the knowledge. Credit for subject: credit for laboratory training and passed exam. Final rating is the arithmetic mean of the laboratory and exam marks.

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